Extra Questions and Answers

Extract 1

Directions (Q. Nos. 1-6) Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.

He got out the ladder

From the garden shed,

It slipped. He landed

In the flower bed.

“Never mind,” said Dad,

Brushing the dirt

Off his hair and his face.

And his trousers and his shirt,

  1. Does father lose all his hope of bringing the cat down?

Ans. No, he doesn’t lose hope because climbing up a tree was a child’s play for him. Therefore he know that he would be successful in his venture.

  1. Write two pairs of rhyming words from the extract.

Ans. Shed-bed; dirt-shirt

  1. Does father lose hope?

Ans. No, father doesn’t lose hope because he had confidence in his skill of climbing up a tree.

  1. Where did father bring the ladder from?

(a) Garden

(b) Flower bed

(c) Cow shed

(d) Drawing room

Ans. (a) Garden shed

  1. What happens after the poet’s father fall off the ladder?

(a) He gives up.

(b) He gets up and goes to take rest.

(c) He gets up and plans for other trick.

(d) None of the above

Ans. (c) He gets up and plans for other trick

  1. Where all he cleans the dirt from?

(a) His shirts and trousers.

(b) His hair and face.

(c) Both (a) and (d)

(d) Only (b)

Ans. (c) both (a) and (d)

Extract 2

Directions (Q. Nos. 1-6) Read the extract given below and answer the following questions.

“We’ll try Plan B. Stand

Out of the way!”

Mum said, ” Don’t fall

Again, O.K.?”

“Fall again? said Dad.

“Funny joke!

Then he swung himself up

On a branch. It broke.

  1. Why does father ask mother to stand away?

Ans. Father asks mother to stand out of the way so that she might not get hurt.

  1. How did father make an attempt to save the cat for the second time?

Ans. For the second time, instead of climbing up the ladder, he swung himself on a branch.

  1. Was he successful in saving the cat this time?

Ans. No, he was not successful because the branch that he swung himself upon broke and he fell again.

  1. What does mother warn him?

(a) To give up

(b) To bring the cat down immediately

(c) To beware of dogs

(d) Not to fall again

Ans. (d) Not to fall again

  1. How does father react at this?

(a) He finds it a funny joke

(b) He heeds it seriously

(c) He obeys her advice

(d) He waits for the right way

Ans. (a) He finds it a funny joke

  1. Mum warned Dad to

(a) take medicines regularly.

(b) climb up the tree carefully.

(c) walk slowly.

(d) stay silent.

Ans. (b) climb up the tree carefully